Emerson & Duffy International Scholarships

Welcome to the Emerson and Duffy Scholarship homepage. The Emerson and Duffy Scholarship application forms for 2015-2016 are now active.

Please click here for the Emerson Scholarship application instructions.

Please click here for the Duffy Scholarship application instructions. 

Application due date:  Monday, March 9, 2015

Who:

  • Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors, with a 3.0 GPA or higher who are interested in international internships and have financial need. 
  • All majors may apply.

What:

  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 to support an international academic internship. 
  • Emerson internships must be registered for academic credit.

When:

  • Recipients of an Emerson Scholarship may plan to travel in summer of 2014 (July or August) or during the period between fall and spring semester 2015. 
  • Emerson Scholars also have the option of traveling during the academic year 2014-2015. If interested, please talk with a PSGE Advisor for details.

Why:

  • Pursue career interests in an international setting.
  • Expand post-graduate career options through international internships. 
  • We live in an increasingly global economy; the number of multi-national organizations that offer post-graduate employment opportunities for Hartwick students is on the rise.

Background on the Fred L. Emerson Foundation International Internship Scholarship

The Duffy Scholarship

Who:

  • Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors, with a 3.0 GPA or higher, who are interested in international research and have financial need.
  • International students may propose to undertake the independent/directed study in a U.S. locale with which they are unfamiliar or in an international setting other than their own country.
  • All majors can apply.

What:

  • Scholarships of up to $5,000 to support an international independent study. 
  • Students must register for academic credit for the study. 
  • Meant to make it possible for individual students to have an in-depth, one-on-one experience. 

When:

  • Winners of a Duffy Scholarships may plan to travel in summer of 2014 (July or August) or during the period between fall and spring semester 2015.
  • Established in 1999 by former Hartwick Trustee John Duffy and his wife, Anne Duffy.
  • Learn more about John and Anne Duffy.

Why:

  • Pursue an academic interest through indpendent research.
  • Learn more about a culture that is different than your own.
  • Carry out field work that could propel your career or your academic goals.
  • Deepen your learning through one on one interaction with faculty.

 Background on The Duffy Family Ambassador Fund Scholarship

Photo: Ryan Smith '06, 2005-06 Emerson Scholarship Winner in Tanzania, Summer 2005